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Bod-Inc: E-084

Eyb, Albertus de

Margarita poetica.


Analysis of Content

[a1v] ‘Tabula siue registrum presentis operis'. [Table of contents.]

[a2v] ‘Inueniendarum autoritatum tabula'. [Alphabetical index.]

[c1r] Eyb, Albertus de: [Letter addressed to] Johannes II von Pfalz-Simmern, Bishop of Münster. Incipit: ‘Optasti sepenumero, reuerende pater ac princeps illustrissime, heroicarum cultor virtutum ut si quando . . .’ See E‑082.

[c1v] Eyb, Albertus de: Margarita poetica. Incipit: ‘[B]ene esset, vir illustrissime, quod quoniam omnis eloquentie et perfecte elocutionis . . .’ See E‑082.


Imprint: [Strasbourg: Georg Husner, not after 1479]. Folio.


Collation: [a b6 c–g10 h i8 k8+1 l–q8 r s10 t–z A–F8]. Collation as GW, not BMC.


ISTC: ie00173000

GW: GW 9531;

Hain: H *6814;

Goff: Goff E‑173;

BMC: BMC I 85;

Proctor: Pr 356;

Others: BSB‑Ink E‑154; Hillard 792; Oates 148; Rhodes 758; Sack, Freiburg, 1394; Sheppard 297-8.

LCN: 14478990


Copy number: E-084(1)

Binding: Nineteenth-century half brown morocco for Bywater.

Size: 422 × 300 × 60 mm.

Size of leaf: 406 × 275 mm.

Early foliation in brown ink. Occasional early marginal notes.

Principal initials are supplied in interlocked red and blue; other initials and paragraph marks are supplied in red or blue, headings, capital strokes and underlining in red; early foliation in black ink.

Provenance: Carolus Trinkhelius; on [a1r] an inscription: ‘Ex libris Caroli Trinkhelii'. On front pastedown inscription: ‘Quaritch 1878 £3.15 in calf afterwards bound'; see Catalogue of Greek and Latin Classics (London: Quaritch, May 1878), no. 6829. Ingram Bywater (1840-1914); Elenchus, no. 66. Bequeathed in 1914.

SHELFMARK: Byw. A 3.7.

Copy number: E-084(2)

Leaf [F8] backed.

Binding: Nineteenth-century(?) gold-tooled tree calf by Rivington's, High Street, Oxford; rebacked.

Size: 386 × 295 × 62 mm.

Size of leaf: 372 × 278 mm.

Provenance: John Russell Smith (1810-1890); ‘This was bought of Mr. J. Russell Smith, Soho Square, May 1860'; manuscript note on front endleaf. Henry William Chandler (1828-1889); on front endleaf inscription: ‘H. W. Chandler, Pemb. Coll. Oxon.'; [later addition] ‘Bibl. Bodl. d. d. 15. Jun. 74'. Presented in 1874.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 4Q 2.13.

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